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2023 Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibition & Cumberland Valley Photographers Exhibition



OPENS: September 15, 2022
DEADLINE: November 9, 2022 @ 3pm

2023 Cumberland Valley


Call for Entries
2023 Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibition
& Cumberland Valley Photographers Exhibition

The Washington County Museum of Fine Arts has announced a call for entries for the Cumberland Valley Artists (CVA) and Cumberland Valley Photographers (CVP) Exhibitions. Entries will be accepted from September 15 to November 9, 2022, at 3 p.m.

An annual tradition since 1933, the Cumberland Valley Artists and Cumberland Valley Photographers exhibitions showcase, celebrate, and support artists of the Cumberland Valley region. Each year, hundreds of works are submitted for consideration for inclusion by exhibition jurors. The exhibitions will be on view from February 11 to April 23, 2023.

Entries are to be submitted online at https://www.smarterentry.com/CallsForEntry. The link will not go live until September 15.

The Best of Show Award for the Cumberland Valley Photographic Salon includes a $1,000 cash award. Each photographer may submit up to four photographs. The Best of Show Award for the Cumberland Valley Artists Exhibition includes a $1,000 cash award. Each artist may submit up to four works.

THE RULES
Who may enter: Open to artists in MD, VA, WV, PA, DC

Entering

  • Each artist may submit up to four works.
  • All entries are submitted online at https://www.smarterentry.com/CallsForEntry
  • All work must have been completed in the last two years.
  • No artwork previously shown at the museum will be accepted.
  • Submit digital images not to exceed 8 MB.
  • Upload 1 image for each 2D object or up to 3 photos for sculpture. Use “Additional Notes” to enter descriptive information about medium (Mixed media – paper, paint, found object, etc…)

Calendar

Submissions Open: Thursday, September 15, 2022
Submissions Close: Wednesday, November 9, 2022, 3pm
Notice of acceptance: Thursday, December 8, 2022
Exhibition on view: February 11 — April 23, 2023
Panel Discussion: February 11, 2-4pm (Snow Date): Saturday, February 18; 2-4pm

Fee

Museum members: $12.50 per entry – promo code to use in Smarter Entry is “member”

Non-members: $15.00 per entry.

Entry fees are paid online via Smarter Entry.

To become a museum member, visit wcmfa.org and purchase membership through PayPal. Or call Donna Rastelli at 301-739-5727 or email her at drastelli@wcmfa.org.

Please contact the museum if you need help with your submission.

 

Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

P.O. Box 423, 401 Museum Drive
Hagerstown, Maryland 21741

(301) 739-5727

wcmfa.org • Educ.Marketing@wcmfa.org

Supported in part by:

The Washington County Arts Council, Inc. is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, (MSAC), an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. An agency of the Department of Business & Economic Development, the MSAC provides financial support and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations, units of government, colleges and universities for arts activities. Funding for the MSAC is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, which believes that a great nation deserves great art. Additional funding is also provided by Washington County Government and generous businesses, organizations and individuals.

The Washington County Arts Council is a proud member of County Arts Agencies of Maryland, Maryland Citizens for the Arts and Americans for the Arts.